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Hamilton's mayor is a shareholder in a marijuana growing company - CBC.ca

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:45

CBC.ca

Hamilton's mayor is a shareholder in a marijuana growing company
CBC.ca
Hamilton's mayor is diversifying. In addition to being head of city council, Fred Eisenberger is a new shareholder in a medicinal marijuana growing company. 'If I was terribly worried about it, I probably wouldn't have done this.' - Fred Eisenberger on ...

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Zenapay Latest PoS Bitcoin Solution to Enter Projected $50 Billion Cannabis Market - Bitcoin News (press release)

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:01

Bitcoin News (press release)

Zenapay Latest PoS Bitcoin Solution to Enter Projected $50 Billion Cannabis Market
Bitcoin News (press release)
US cash-intensive cannabis businesses (420s) are looking for ways to meet customer demand while struggling under federal prohibition. Cryptocurrencies are increasing in popularity with 420s, and now Zenapay is entering the market with its own bitcoin ...

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Legalization is looming, but there's not enough marijuana to go around — not even close - Financial Post

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:03

Financial Post

Legalization is looming, but there's not enough marijuana to go around — not even close
Financial Post
Canada's marijuana producers are scrambling to prepare for the legalization of recreational cannabis next summer, lining up financing, expanding their greenhouses and signing deals to supply provincial governments. But as those provinces prepare their ...
The Cannabist Show: She practices and teaches cannabis-infused asanasThe Cannabist
Colorado Marijuana Sales Already Top $1 Billion in 2017Westword
Can marijuana save Kentucky from a crippling pension crisis?WLWT Cincinnati
KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News -Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
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Marijuana Crop Is Burning in the California Wildfires - New York Times

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 07:05

New York Times

Marijuana Crop Is Burning in the California Wildfires
New York Times
Many of the region's farms, including those that harvest cannabis, have been scorched, including those in Sonoma County and in Mendocino County, the center of California's marijuana industry. Mendocino is one of three California counties that comprise ...
Wine County fires devastate cannabis economy of Sonoma and Mendocino countiesSFGate
California Wildfires Threaten State's Growing Marijuana IndustrySputnik International

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Have marijuana stocks come too far too fast, ahead of legalization ... - Financial Post

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 06:43

Financial Post

Have marijuana stocks come too far too fast, ahead of legalization ...
Financial Post
Canaccord Genuity notes that cannabis stocks "have been ripping as of late"

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3rd annual Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo comes to Phoenix - FOX 10 News Phoenix

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 17:51

FOX 10 News Phoenix

3rd annual Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo comes to Phoenix
FOX 10 News Phoenix
PHOENIX (KSAZ) - It's dubbed the Premier Professional Educational Medical Cannabis Conference and it aims to educate and inspire. "We don't advocate for the unrestricted, unregulated use of marijuana, that's not what this conference is and that's not ...
Cannabis Expo in Phoenix Features Trump-Basher and Pot Proponent Vicente FoxPhoenix New Times

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Northern California wildfires destroying marijuana farms - The Week Magazine

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 16:02

The Week Magazine

Northern California wildfires destroying marijuana farms
The Week Magazine
Growers whose crops haven't been burned down are frantically harvesting early, to save the crops should the flames reach their farms and to keep the cannabis from being tainted by the smoke. There are an estimated 10,000 to 15,000 marijuana farms in ...
California wildfires torch state's legal marijuana farms, leaving owners helplessSalon
California Fires Are Destroying Marijuana FarmsNewsweek
Marijuana growers risk being wiped out by California firesChicago Tribune
USA TODAY -Forbes -RollingStone.com
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Can marijuana save Kentucky from a crippling pension crisis? - WLWT Cincinnati

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:08

WLWT Cincinnati

Can marijuana save Kentucky from a crippling pension crisis?
WLWT Cincinnati
Kentucky Sen. Dan Seum, R-Fairdale, has said he plans to introduce a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana. With that as a backdrop, members of the state's Veterans and Military Affairs Committee, state workers and members of the public ...
Kentucky governor says he'll never legalize marijuana because of the 'overdoses'ThinkProgress
Witnesses testify against Kentucky legalizing marijuanaWHAS 11.com
Kentucky lawmakers discuss legalizing marijuanaWLKY Louisville

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N.W.T. pot legislation could set rules for mail order marijuana, local ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:54

CBC.ca

N.W.T. pot legislation could set rules for mail order marijuana, local ...
CBC.ca
Community governments in the Northwest Territories will have the control over cannabis distribution that the government of the Northwest Territories gives them.

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Can marijuana help make us better athletes? - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:33

The Globe and Mail

Can marijuana help make us better athletes?
The Globe and Mail
The weed-as-fitness-aid revolution also took a big step forward when Power Plant Fitness – "the world's first cannabis gym" – opened in California earlier this year. Co-founded by the patron saint of pothead athletes, former NFL and CFL running back ...

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11% Of Government Employees In DC Area Have Bought Legal Marijuana, Survey Suggests - Forbes

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:45

Forbes

11% Of Government Employees In DC Area Have Bought Legal Marijuana, Survey Suggests
Forbes
Consumer Research Around Cannabis surveyed 1,368 people in the D.C. media market, which covers five million adults in Washington, D.C. and parts of Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia. Of the respondents, 8% said that they had bought cannabis from a ...
“Nobody has insurance:” California wildfires burning up marijuana farmsfox6now.com
Week in Weed: California Cannabis Farms Are Burning, Stoned Teens Are Driving, and Louisiana Doctors Aren't ...TheStranger.com
Marijuana Crop Is Burning in the California WildfiresNew York Times
Chicago Tribune -The Cannabist -CNNMoney
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Smoking marijuana and driving: 33% of teens think it's legal. Some think it isn't dangerous - USA TODAY

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:01

USA TODAY

Smoking marijuana and driving: 33% of teens think it's legal. Some think it isn't dangerous
USA TODAY
A third of teens think smoking marijuana and driving is legal, according to a new study. Out of 2,800 teens surveyed, 33% said driving under the influence of marijuana is legal in states where it's recreational. More than 20% of teens reported it's ...

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Cannabis chat: Charlottetown MP holds town hall on legalization - CBC.ca

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 06:42

CBC.ca

Cannabis chat: Charlottetown MP holds town hall on legalization
CBC.ca
There are still a lot of unanswered questions for the people of P.E.I. around the legalization of marijuana, even after MP Sean Casey held a town hall on the issue Wednesday night. It would seem rather ludicrous … to have people going to a liquor ...

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Los Angeles County Issues Its First Cannabis License - Forbes

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 05:30

Forbes

Los Angeles County Issues Its First Cannabis License
Forbes
The High Tide dispensary in Malibu, California received the first business license for cannabis issued by the Los Angeles County for the new marijuana program. (Photo by 99 Collective). Yvonne DeLaRosa Green was awarded the first cannabis business ...
Marijuana Crop Is Burning in the California WildfiresNew York Times
Marijuana farms are burning in California wildfiresmyfox8.com
Up in smoke: California fires damaging marijuana farmsAustin American-Statesman
The Cannabist -Chicago Tribune -SFGate -CNNMoney
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Corporate Canada warms to marijuana industry - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:01

The Globe and Mail

Corporate Canada warms to marijuana industry
The Globe and Mail
When Alison McMahon started her human-resources consultancy Cannabis At Work two years ago, the focus was on helping non-cannabis industry organizations manage marijuana legalization. This past spring she launched a staffing division, and she now ...

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Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid Crisis - Leafly

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 17:57

Leafly

Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid Crisis
Leafly
As we're slowly acknowledging the depths of the opioid crisis, which is good, we seldom acknowledge one of the simplest, most effective solutions: medical marijuana, cannabis. Now available in 28 states, largely driven by the voters,” he said ...
Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisisThe Cannabist

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Personality Quiz: How Open Are Cannabis Consumers? - Leafly

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 16:54

Leafly

Personality Quiz: How Open Are Cannabis Consumers?
Leafly
Sometimes, psychological research acts as an enlightening agent, delving into the depths of the mind and illuminating obscure elements of our unconscious. Other times… well, its discoveries reveal information we already knew – like the fact that ...

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Colorado's 2017 marijuana sales reach $1 billion in just eight months - The Cannabist

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 16:54

The Cannabist

Colorado's 2017 marijuana sales reach $1 billion in just eight months
The Cannabist
During the month of August, sales of flower, edibles, concentrates and accessories were nearly $137 million — $100.3 million from recreational cannabis sales and $36.5 million from medical marijuana — according to The Cannabist's calculations.

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2 marijuana 'grow houses' found in Filmore area: NOPD - NOLA.com

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 16:34

NOLA.com

2 marijuana 'grow houses' found in Filmore area: NOPD
NOLA.com
New Orleans Police arrested a man and a woman Monday (Oct. 9) for their involvement in two separate marijuana "grow houses," according to police documents. Narcotics agents confiscated approximately 20 pounds of packed marijuana, a "large amount" of ...

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Canopy marijuana company expanding in deal with mystery BC greenhouse operator - Ottawa Citizen

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:35

Ottawa Citizen

Canopy marijuana company expanding in deal with mystery BC greenhouse operator
Ottawa Citizen
Canopy Growth Corp. will spread its cannabis empire into B.C. with a deal that will give another huge boost to what is already the world's largest medical marijuana company. The Smiths Falls-based company has announced a partnership with a company that ...
Canopy Growth to more than double marijuana growing capacityTheRecord.com

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